This family-friendly hike is a senses-on exploration of critters, tracks, scat, feathers, skulls, and more! Learn to use field guides and cool nature apps to ID critters. We'll even throw in some nature stories to tickle your funny bone!
LOCATION CHANGE: This hike takes place at the CREW Marsh Hiking Trails (18 miles east of I-75's exit 123). We'll hike about 2 to 2.5 miles, depending on the group.
Hikes are free, but donations to the CREW Trust are appreciated and encouraged on the day of the hike.
Wear comfortable outdoor/hiking clothing, including closed-toed shoes. Bring water to drink and a trail snack, if you want (You can even bring a picnic lunch to eat after the hike). Sunscreen, hat, binoculars, camera, and smartphone are optional.
For more info: call Deb Hanson at 239-657-2253.
When & Where
CREW Land & Water Trust
The CREW Land & Water Trust was established in 1989 as a nonprofit organization to coordinate the land acquisition, land management, and public use of the 60,000-acre Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed. We work closely with our partners, the South Florida Water Management District and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to ensure the protection of the watershed. This watershed, the largest intact watershed in south Florida, straddles Lee and Collier Counties and provides aquifer recharge, natural flood protection, water purification, preservation of wildlife habitat, and public recreation. CREW's majestic 5,000-acre marsh is the headwaters for the entire watershed.